Latin Name: Angelica Archangelica
Plant Family: Umbelliferae
Extraction: Distillation of seeds & roots
A colourless or pale yellow oil which turns yellow to brown with age with a rich herbaceous body note. Distilled from the roots of the plant, Angelica Essential Oil helps maintain the immune system, maintain clear, healthy skin and for is used for everyday stresses,
The seed oil is colourless with a fresher spicy top note.
A water-loving herb that is often found nearby rivers and streams, growing tall and large with broad pointed leaves dividing into smaller leaflets covered by tiny greenish-white flowers. Varieties of this plant grow all over Northern Europe as well as Iceland, Greenland and central Russia. There are over thirty different types but this is the most commonly used medicinally.
Therapeutic Properties & Uses
Antispasmodic, carminative, depurative, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, nervine, stimulant, somatic, tonic and is reported to have bactericidal and fungicidal properties.
Used for Dull and congested skin, irritated conditions & psoriasis, bronchitis, coughs, colds, arthritis, gout, rheumatism, water retention, fatigue, migraine, nervous tension and stress-related disorders.
Angelica Essential Oil Safety Data